Interested in franchise ownership? An upcoming event can help you make some valuable connections and learn about the industry.
Franchise ownership offers entrepreneurs a quick path to business ownership and the opportunity to connect with an established brand that already has efficient business practices in place. So if you’re trying to take advantage of some of those benefits, you might want to check out the Spring 2018 Franchise Business Expo.
The event is scheduled for March 27 in Lafayette, Calif. During the event, you’ll have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with franchisors from around the Bay Area and get access to other resources and prizes.
You can learn more about the event and how to sign up in the Featured Events section. And check out even more upcoming opportunities for small businesses in the list below.
To see a full list or to submit your own event, contest or award listing, visit the Small Business Events Calendar.
Featured Events, Contests and Awards
WEBINAR: “Make it Rain Money: Close Deals Faster and Speed Up Collections”
March 13, 2018, Online
Would you like to bring revenue in the door faster? Do you want every edge possible to get paid fast? Register today for this webinar to learn how other small businesses are eliminating their pain points in the contract and invoicing process, through use of electronic signature and invoicing apps. Walk away with concrete tips for how to get contracts signed and invoices paid faster. Plus, get access to DocuSign whitepapers with actionable ideas for how to improve YOUR company’s systems. Register today!
Spring 2018 Franchise Business Expo. Meet with Top Franchisors!
March 27, 2018, Lafayette, Calif.
Don’t miss an exclusive opportunity meet face to face with select franchisors expanding in the SF Bay Area. The first 50 attendees will receive a free copy of E-Myth Revisited. All attendees will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an iPad!
Entrepreneurs Cruise 2018
April 22, 2018, Fla.
Are you an Entrepreneur and need to get away and take a break? Ready to recharge, rejuvenate in new surroundings and be inspired by other like minds? Then, you can’t miss the 4th annual Entrepreneurs Cruise! Entrepreneurs Cruise 2018 takes place April 22nd to 29th, 2018 onboard the Royal Caribbean ‘Oasis of the Seas’ Cruise Ship departing Orlando (Port Canaveral), Florida, sailing to Philipsburg (St. Maarten), San Juan (Puerto Rico), Labadee (Haiti). Register today!
DigiMarCon East 2018 – Digital Marketing Conference
May 10, 2018, New York, N.Y.
DigiMarCon East 2018 Digital Marketing Conference takes place May 10th to 11th, 2018 at the luxurious New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York City.
It’s the one digital marketing event you can’t afford to miss! Whether your goal is to reinforce customer loyalty, improve lead generation, increase sales, or drive stronger consumer engagement, DigiMarCon East 2018’s agenda will help attendees enhance their marketing efforts. Sessions will focus on building traffic, expanding brand awareness, improving customer service and gaining insight into today’s latest digital tools. Register today!
TECHSPO Houston 2018
June 06, 2018, Houston, Texas
TECHSPO Houston 2018 is a 2-day technology expo which takes place JUNE 6 – 7, 2018 at the luxurious Houston Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel in Houston, Ontario. TECHSPO Houston brings together developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators and evangelists looking to set the pace in our advanced world of technology. TECHSPO Houston 2018 promises to be better than ever and we’re excited to see all the amazing tech companies and talent that will join us. Register today!
Growth & Success Con
September 17, 2018, Online
This small business virtual conference is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs at all stages who are stuck in the daily grind of building their businesses and struggle to get solid advice and guidance. An amazing panel of experts in various disciplines and business coaches will share tips & tricks on topics including Growth, Marketing, Management & Business Building for Success. Register today!
- WEBINAR: The Home Contractor’s Ultimate Guide to Building a Website
February 13, 2018, Online
- Drones 101: Flying Drones, FAA Drone Rules and Drone Uses
February 13, 2018, Doral, Fla.
- Market Entry and Tax Strategies: Planning at Home and Abroad
February 14, 2018, Online
- Small Business Expo 2018 – MIAMI
February 14, 2018, Miami, Fla.
- Measuring the ROI of Employee Advocacy
February 15, 2018, San Mateo, Calif.
- Will Robots Take My Job?
February 15, 2018, Toronto, Canada
- What is Branding – February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018, Doral, Fla.
- Business Lunch & Learn: Make A Lasting Impact! Accelerate Your Sales Process
February 15, 2018, Elmsford, N.Y.
- Technical Writing Essentials
February 16, 2018, Online
- Free Tickets – Franchise Expo New Jersey
February 17, 2018, Secaucus, N.J.
- Tax Wise Workshop
February 19, 2018, Las Vegas, Nev.
- Small Business Exchange: Problem Solving with Business Owners
February 20, 2018, Online
- Project Management for Experienced HR Pros (eProgram) – 4 Sessions
February 20, 2018, Online
- Social Media Marketing – New Sites and Strategies for Your Business
February 20, 2018, Hayward, Calif.
- After Work Business Networking Mixer @ Regus SF 2/20/18
February 20, 2018, San Francisco, Calif.
- Business Networking for Professional Success
February 20, 2018, New York, N.Y.
- Small Business Summit: Chicago, IL
February 22, 2018, Chicago, Ill.
- Business Mastery Intensive
February 23, 2018, Dallas, Texas
- The World Mail and Express Americas Conference 2018
February 25, 2018, Miami, Fla.
- Social Media Week Austin (#SMWATX)
February 26, 2018, Online
- Public Vote to Crown America’s Most Unique Small Business Underway
November 08, 2018, Online
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